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Jennie Kiessling

MA,  University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

BFA,  School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Adjunct Faculty, Visual Media Arts, CADHu Department, Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, CO

Studio: Artworks Loveland,  Loveland, CO

2012 – 2014, Represented by GVG Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

email J.L.Kiessling@gmail.com

Current/Upcoming:

Drawn Thought, Western Wyoming College, Rock Springs, Wyoming January 2018.

Same Mind, Esther and John Clay Fine Art Gallery, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY. February 1 -March 1, 2018

Selected Exhibitions

One Person, Two Person, Collaborations

2017           Jennie Kiessling: New Work, Artisan Framing Gallery, Fort Collins, CO.

2016          Metaphor: Meditations on the Inner Reaches of Outer Space, Artworks Loveland, Loveland, CO.

2015          The View from There,  The Hall Gallery, Artworks Loveland, Loveland CO.

2013          Know Place. Like Home, GVG Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2012          Southwest Abstraction, GVG Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2011          NeoWest:Two Voices, Plaza Diane Center for the Arts, Powell, WY

2011          Unspoken, Western Wyoming College. Rock Springs, WY

2011          Marrow, Naropa Unversity, Lincoln Gallery, Boulder, CO

2009         Breath and Language, Valhall Arts, Ft. Collins, CO

2008         So it’s come to this…..CoCOA Gallery, Ft. Collins, CO

1992          Gonzalez/Kiessling: Beacon Street Gallery, Chgo. IL

1992          Perspectives, McClean County Art Center, IL

1991          Power Prostitutes Purity, Around the Coyote, Chgo. IL

1991          Borders: Imaginary/Real, The Guild Complex Chgo. IL

1991          Jan Cicero Gallery, Chgo. IL

1990          Public Poster Series II, various locations, Chgo. IL

1989          American Bar Association Gallery, Chgo. IL

1989          Public Posters Series I, various locations, Chgo. IL

1988          The Limelight, Chgo. IL

1987          Natalini Gallery, Chgo. IL

Group Shows

2016         Surface as Cipher, Curator Andrew Roberts-Gray, Patton Mallot Gallery, Anderson Ranch. CO

2016         A Contemplative Act, curator, Jennie Kiessling, Community Creative Center, Fort Collins, CO.

2016         Mark Making, Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO

2015         Line, White Cube Gallery, Naropa University, Nalanda Campus, Boulder, CO.

2015         Annual Contemporary Art Survery, Juror, Dean Sobel, Lincoln Center Gallery, Fort Collins, CO.

2015         In Conversation, Artworks Loveland, Loveland, CO.

2014         Vivid Conversations, curator, Lili Francuz, Community Creative Center, Fort Collins, CO.

2014          Invention Re-Invention, GVG Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2011           Half the Sky, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL

2010          Contemporary Women, Chico Art Center, Chico, CA

2009          The End of the 80’s, Evram Eisen Gallery,  Chgo. IL

2009          Convergence, Front Range Community College, CO

2008          Rocky Mountain Biennial, FCMOA, Fort Collins,  CO

2007          Bucking Tradition & Culture, Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

2007          Desire, Dennis Small Cultural Center, CU,  Boulder, CO

2006          Image and Word, Windsor Library, Windsor, CO

2003          Improv Gallery, Ft. Collins, CO

2000          Hidden Treasures, The Humboldt Park Stables, Chgo. IL

2000         What is Drawing Now? Weber State University, Ogden, UT

2000          Midwest Winter, Center for Visual Arts, Wausau, WI

1999           Winter International, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE

1997           10th Annual Women’s Work, NAAC Gallery, Woodstock, IL

1997          The Goddess on Division Street, The Guild Complex, Chgo.

1996           What U b About ? Malcolm X College, Chgo. IL

1996           The Wild Women an Endangered Species, Pangea Gallery

1995           Ignite, Pangea Gallery, Chgo. IL

1995           Corpus Mundi, Pangea Gallery, Chgo. IL

1995           Acme Art Company, Columbus, OH

1995           Mixed Blood,  Beacon Street Gallery, Chgo. IL

1990           Response to War, Artemisia Gallery, Chgo. IL

1990           Perceptions of the Other, The Spertus Museum, Chgo.IL

1989           Miami Expo’89, Miami, FL

1989           Artists’ Against Homelessness, Guild Complex, Chgo. IL

1988           Catart, Gallery 1370, Chgo. IL

1988           Emerging Midwestern Artists, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chgo.IL

1988           Chicago Artists’, Partners Gallery, Bethesda, MD

1987           A Show for Young Collectors, Natalini Gallery, Chgo. IL

1986           The House Show, Missouri Gallery, Chgo. IL

1986            Artists’ Against Apartheid, Casa Aztlan, Chgo. IL

Awards and Publications

2012 NEH Landmarks in American History and Culture Grant

1998 NEA New Forms Regional Art Grant

2015,  Kiessling takes Minimalist Approach http://www.reporterherald.com/loveland-art/ci_28960056/teacher-jennie-kiessling-takes-minimalist-approach-her-own

2011, Unspokenhttp://rocketminer.com/stories/Unspoken-art-who-on-display-at-WWCC,2458

1995, Phiadon Press, Graphic Agitation, Social and Political Graphics since the Sixties

Work in private collections

Served on numerous grant panels and for juried exhibitions